Archive for Academics

Published 03/1/17

OWENS MUSIC BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY STUDENTS NOMINATED FOR NATIONAL AWARD

PERRYSBURG TOWNSHIP, Ohio, March 1, 2017 – Two Owens Community College Music Business Technology students have been nominated for a national award for their work at the College’s new Internet radio station, OCCR. David Brehm of Findlay and Herbey Atkinson of Blissfield, Michigan are finalists in the Best Artist/Band Interview category ...

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Published 02/9/17

GLENN RETTIG CHOSEN AS CHAIR-ELECT TO THE ATMAE BOARD OF ACCREDITATION

PERRYSBURG TOWNSHIP, Ohio, Feb. 9, 2017 – Glenn Rettig, dean, School of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics was recently named as chair-elect to the Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering (ATMAE) board of accreditation. He is the first community college dean to hold this position and will assume the chair ...

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Published 02/8/17

OWENS AWARDED $49,500 CAREER READY INTERNSHIP GRANT FROM GREAT LAKES

PERRYSBURG TOWNSHIP, Ohio, Feb. 8, 2017 – Owens Community College has been awarded a two-year, $49,500 Career Ready Internship Grant from Great Lakes Higher Education Corporation & Affiliates. An anticipated 25 new paid internships will be created during the 2017-2018 academic year. “Paid internships benefit students, colleges and employers,” said Richard ...

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Published 01/30/17

CHILDREN RECEIVE FREE DENTAL SERVICES DURING ANNUAL GIVE KIDS A SMILE DAY AT OWENS

PERRYSBURG TOWNSHIP, Ohio, Jan. 30, 2017 – Owens’ Dental Hygiene program, in collaboration with the Toledo Dental Society, will be offering a day of free dental services for children ages six months to 18 years with limited or no access to care. The event will take place Friday, Feb. 3, ...

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Published 01/25/17

OWENS EXCEEDS ENROLLMENT TARGET FOR SPRING

PERRYSBURG TOWNSHIP, Ohio, Jan. 25, 2017 – Owens Community College announced yesterday that the combined enrollment for the Toledo-area and Findlay-area campuses, as well as the Downtown Learning Center, was 9,196 students. This number reflects a 101 percent attainment of the College’s strategic enrollment target goal for spring semester. This target ...

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Published 12/6/16

OWENS PARTNERS WITH DANA INCORPORATED TO PROVIDE WORKFORCE TRAINING

PERRYSBURG TOWNSHIP, Ohio, Dec. 6, 2016 – Owens Community College today announced a new partnership with Dana Incorporated to provide workforce development and training for Dana’s new driveline manufacturing facility in Toledo, Ohio. The training program is anticipated to begin in the spring of 2017, coinciding with the hiring process ...

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Published 12/5/16

528 GRADUATES PREPARE FOR OWENS COMMUNITY COLLEGE FALL COMMENCEMENT

PERRYSBURG TOWNSHIP, Ohio, Dec. 05, 2016 – 528 candidates for graduation, including 77 from the Findlay-area Campus, will receive their degrees during the 36th Owens Community College Fall Commencement on Friday, Dec. 09. Of those graduates, 118 will graduate with honors. The ceremony will begin at 6:30 p.m. in the ...

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Published 08/25/16

OWENS RECEIVES $1.18 MILLION GRANT TO IMPROVE ADULT COLLEGE READINESS

PERRYSBURG TOWNSHIP, Ohio, Aug. 25, 2016 – Adults interested in continuing their education but unsure where to begin now have additional resources available at Owens thanks to a $1.18 million Educational Opportunities Center (EOC) program grant from the U.S. Department of Education. Owens will receive $236,000 per year for 5-years to ...

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Published 05/4/16

OWENS BOARD OF TRUSTEES AWARDS 2016 ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE SCHOLARSHIPS

PERRYSBURG TOWNSHIP, Ohio, May 05, 2016 – Owens Community College’s Board of Trustees recently honored area high school seniors for their outstanding achievements, offering thousands of dollars in new scholarships through the Trustees’ Academic Excellence Scholarship Program. “On behalf of the Board of Trustees, I would like to commend the Trustees’ ...

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Published 05/3/16

743 GRADUATES PREPARE FOR OWENS COMMUNITY COLLEGE SPRING COMMENCEMENT

PERRYSBURG TOWNSHIP, Ohio, May 3, 2016 – Seven hundred forty-three candidates for graduation, including 81 from the Findlay-area Campus, will receive their degrees during the 50th annual Owens Community College Spring Commencement on Friday, May 6. The ceremony will begin at 6:30 p.m. in the Student Health and Activities Center ...

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